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Dork Dot Rock

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Dork Dot Rock  

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Location: 40.2664, -111.6226 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Perin Blanchard on Apr 28, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: Dork Dot Rock 1 Free Admission 5.9 2 Must Be This ...


Dork Dot Rock is a short, east-facing, quartzite rock with one anchor serving two routes. It is mostly vertical and reasonably solid with a few holds that may break off with more traffic. The routes are closely bolted and the climbing is on positive edges with several sidepulls.

The face is in the shade in the late afternoon so it probably is a good evening crag in the summertime.

Getting There 

The rock is located on the north side of the canyon approximately opposite and uphill from The Kitchen. To get there, cross the stream bed near the concrete chlorine treatment building and slog up a scree trail. Near the top of the scree there is a faint but obvious trail heading left. Take the trail to the base of Dork Dot Rock.

Climbing Season

Weather station 1.8 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Dork Dot Rock:
Free Admission   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 35'   
Dionysius Thrax   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   
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Must Be This Tall 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Dork Dot Rock
The right of the two routes on Dork Dot Rock, Must Be This Tall has two bolts of its own then joins Free Admission at the 3rd bolt. The route is overhanging at the start and has a somewhat more difficult first couple of bolts than its mate to the left. The holds until past the second bolt are more sidepulls and underclings and there are a few that feel a bit loose....[more]   Browse More Classics in UT

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Dork Dot Rock from the main trail.
BETA PHOTO: Dork Dot Rock from the main trail.
Dork Dot Rock (on the right) with the Dionysius Th...
BETA PHOTO: Dork Dot Rock (on the right) with the Dionysius Th...

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By Austin Gene
Aug 27, 2009
I lead climbed and had a blast, but decided not to use the super rusted chains on top. The bolted part of the anchors at the top are new but they stick out pretty far and the one on the left seems to budge a bit. To risky for my liking.
By Perin Blanchard
From: Orem, UT
Apr 28, 2007
I think you should be able to top rope the routes on this rock without endangering life and limb too much, but I didn't actually crawl around to the top. I just looked at the top while hanging from the chains. Proceed at your own risk.